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(FULL TUTORIAL ADDED!) My version of a $385 bracelet! :) chain and thread. - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS. For starters: the bracelet I made... So I was browsing some high end designer jewelry a while back, and though I never buy designer things, it's sometimes interesting to look through such items. I came across this bracelet that i thought was really cute...except it was $385! $385 bracelet. Looked simple enough. Bird and berries beach pebble necklace by birdahoy. Summer bracelets DIY. When M. came home from her camp with school, she showed me this yellow bracelet she made with 'scoubidoo' strings.

Summer bracelets DIY

Boden Boulevard Necklace Knockoff. Did you know Mother’s Day is about a week and half away??

Boden Boulevard Necklace Knockoff

Eek!! I don’t know about you but I’m scrambling a bit here. ;) So I thought I’d help you out. Actually, Melissa and I are helping you out. :) Melissa sent in a Tutorial Request for a darling Boden Necklace – and I knew that it would be perfect for a Mother’s Day idea. Or a “I’m going to make that myself for Mother’s Day” idea. ;) Here is my version of the prettiness - DIY TUTORIAL and a giveaway! Happy Monday everyone!

DIY TUTORIAL and a giveaway!

Today I am going to show you how to make this necklace and introduce my first giveaway! Below are the steps to make this tulle necklace. Headband Refashion. Our headband had a flower that was starting to look a little tired and worn so we made it new again!

Headband Refashion

This braided ribbon could embellish many things— a hair clip would be cute too! These headbands would make great handmade gifts for little girls to make each other! Woven Ribbon Headband Gather a headband and about 4 1/2 yards of ribbon. You can use any with — I chose 1/4 inch. Begin by finding the middle of the ribbon. Octopus Charm Tutorial by =Oborochann on deviantART. Homemade Bracelet Crafts. Friendship Bracelets {Craft Camp} I am excited to be offering 30 days of fun crafts to keep kids active and entertained this summer!

Friendship Bracelets {Craft Camp}

You won’t want to miss a day of these fun crafts for kids from some amazing bloggers! Please be sure to pay them a visit! Hi I am Beckie from Infarrantly Creative and Knock Off Décor and I am back here on STML showing you how to make woven friendship bracelets As I was thinking about what project to do for this series I tried to remember what my most favorite craft was when I was a girl. It was by far bracelet making!

I have noticed they are making their way back on children’s wrists lately. These are different than the macramé knot tying bracelets. Supplies: Embroidery Floss Scissors Pins. DIY Wrap Bracelet. You should all know by now that we are all about stacking bracelets on our wrists.

DIY Wrap Bracelet

The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best! With that being said, we’ll show you how to master a version of the ever so popular wrap bracelet. It’s so simple and addicting, you’ll soon be churning out these wristlets with your eyes closed. Clearly this arm party train isn’t stopping and it’s about time you get on board! You’ll need (for a double wrapped bracelet) :* Lengths will vary depending on the size of your wrist (see comments for suggestions). Fold the length of leather cording in half to form a loop. Place the ball chain along the leather cording with the end of the chain meeting the end of the wrap. Watercolor Petal Necklace <3 - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS. Hi lovelies!

Watercolor Petal Necklace <3 - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS

Here's my latest project... Watercolor petal necklace, inspired by this designer necklace by Lanvin below. It's $450! Picture via DIY Braided Hex Nut Bracelet – HonestlyWTF. We’re nuts for nuts.

DIY Braided Hex Nut Bracelet – HonestlyWTF

Is there a more versatile and inexpensive DIY component than a hex nut from the hardware store? You can imagine our excitement when we first discovered Philip Crangi’s Giles & Brother Hex Collection. Honestly, nuts braided into jewelry is WTF genius! With a few items that we always seem to have lying around, we tackled the technique and made our own spine-like braided hex nut wrap bracelet. You’ll need:3 strands of cotton butcher’s twine cut into one yard pieces18 small brass hex nutsa bit of dexterity! Gather the 3 strands of twine and tie a knot at the top, leaving about 2 inches of slack.

Keep your thumb at the base of the braid, holding the nut in its place. Bubble Wrap Necklace - Step by Step Tutorial - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS. Sponsored Content - Craft Book Excerpt The following is an excerpt from the new craft book...

Bubble Wrap Necklace - Step by Step Tutorial - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS

Jewelry Upcycled! Techniques and Projects for Reusing Metal, Plastic, Glass, Fiber, and Found ObjectsWritten by Sherri Haab and Michelle Haab. Crafting MacGyver: Circular Logic. Multi Strand Finger Loop Braiding. In this Instructable, I'm going to teach you how to make Finger Loop Braids.

Multi Strand Finger Loop Braiding

With this technique you can make braids with just your hands that have 10 or more strands each. They can be used for anything. Bracelets, chokers, belts, hat bands, as trim on clothing, or furniture... If you need a strong lacing, a finger loop braid will multiply the strength of your string/rope by 10. To make the videos easy to follow, I made the braids out of rope. Finger Loop Braids were popular from the 15th to the 17th Centuries in Europe, There are still some forms of similar braids made in isolated areas of South America, Asia and the Middle East. This is the style of braiding that was done in Medieval Europe and all the patterns are translated from Medieval manuscripts by the great folks at Supplies: some kind of rope, string, yarn,...Tools: HandsTime: Depends on the length and pattern of the braid but the ones I'm making only take a few minutes to complete an entire braid.

Lets go. I love you because... Message in a Bottle Key Ring. Washer Necklace. Fusion Beads, bead, beading, sterling, seed beads, charm, swarovski, lampwork, glass, jewelry, pearls. HOW TO DO OFF LOOM FLAT BEAD WEAVING. Rock&Gem Online: How to Wirewrap. How to WirewrapA Faceted Pendant That Does Away With ClawsDesigned by Mavis Llewellyn, as Featured in Wired Have you ever wished for a more attractive way to mount a stone in a pendant than the old-fashioned use of "claws"? Mavis Llewellyn used wire wrapping in the project presented here, for that very reason. Mavis' pendant was the project of the month in a recent issue of Wired. Here are Mavis' step-by-step instructions for this lovely pendant project, to introduce you to one of the things wire wrapping can do. Be aware, however, that wire wrapping is very versatile, as art forms go, and can be used not only in lapidary, but in combination with beading and even by itself, to create designs to be displayed or worn that are made of nothing but cleverly wrapped wire.

A jig of some sort is often used to aid the wire wrapper (whether beading is involved or not), such as the Wigjig described in "The Wonders of Wire" in the April 1996 issue of Jewelry Crafts. Tucked Away Subcontracting Bob Keller. A quick fix leather bracelet. I mentioned it yesterday, that I actually had time for two crafts while the girls were playing. So, here's number two - a quick fix leather bracelet. Etching Brass and Copper. Etching Brass and Copper with Ferric Chloride Materials needed:Ferric Chloride Solution for etching - I found this solution at the local Radio ShackGloves, safety glasses, apronGlass or plastic dish to hold etching solutionDish for water/baking soda rinseClear packing tapeSharpie markers, or other resistcopper or brass to etchGreen scotchbrite pad for cleaning copper Safety First: Make sure to read all safety precautions that come with your feric chloride solution.

Use good ventilation, and wear proper safety gear. First, select your metal to be etched. Ferric Chloride will work on copper and brass, but not sterling silver. Choose your resist, and apply it to the metal. Super easy oriental bangle EDIT: step by step pics! - JEWELRY AND TRINKETS. Hi! Yesterday, in not more than an hour, i did this bangle, and I find it so easy to make, so iI wanted to share it with you ^^ All you need is: a plastic bangle, aluminium autoadhesive tape, alcohol inks, acrilics, and some metallic markers... The process can´t be easier: you have to cut two straps of the aluminum tape and cover the bangle, both the outside and the inside. Then, you have to polish it really good, with a metal spoon for example.